Could austerity be damaging your brand?
What exactly is austerity? According to the Oxford Dictionary, austerity is ‘difficult economic conditions created by government measures to reduce public expenditure.’ When economists speak of austerity, it generally means that the economic cycle is being ignored e.g. if there […]Read more
What to consider when benchmarking your 3PL
Benchmarking is an effective management tool to match your 3PL standard to your industry’s best. There’s nothing wrong with comparing yourself to your competitors, if anything it’s a proactive tool that can grow your business and allow you to achieve […]Read more
3PL vs. Freight Broker: who do you decide to use?
Do you need the support of a 3PL (third party logistics) or a Freight Broker? Logistics has a vital role to play in bringing people and products together. According to the FTA, in 2015 HGVs travelled 25.7 billion km moving […]Read more
5 tips to keep your drivers healthy on the road
How healthy are your drivers? According to the HSE, 30% of workers in the transport and storage industry suffer stress, depression or anxiety due to work, and around 40% of tiredness-related crashes involve someone driving a commercial vehicle. Are you […]Read more
Could advances in technology impact logistics?
For a business to remain competitive, you need to be up-to-date with the latest developments in technology that may impact business operations, including logistics. Advances in technology can allow a business to work faster, more efficiently and can improve communication […]Read more
4 tips to help you prepare your supply chain
To ensure that your supply chain is not interrupted, it is always best to prepare for the challenges of winter disruption. Strong winds, rain and cold weather causing icy roads are a few factors that can hinder your supply chain. […]Read more
5 logistics problems that are solved by using a 3PL
At Masters Logistical, we find that a lot of our customers come to us because they are experiencing logistics problems, and are looking for a solution. Problems in logistics can come in many different shapes and sizes, but all have […]Read more
Choosing price over quality in logistics
Are you feeling the pressure to make savings to your business operations? You are not alone. One of the mistakes that some businesses make is to choose price over quality. Whilst this can reduce costs in the short term, the […]Read more
5 tips for choosing a third party logistics provider
Choosing a third party logistics carrier is an important decision, not only because you want a cost-effective and reliable solution to your logistics needs, but because building valuable business relationships is good for your company. So, when looking for a […]Read more